In the last 24 hours someone has seriously vandalised and/or removed 14 pencil cypresses that were planted in our garden in The Cut. The trees were on the corner of Joan Street and The Cut. If you saw anything would you please send me a private message.
These are the trees we were given from the mirror of trees exhibit at Emma Cons Gardens a few years ago. Karen moved them by herself from Emma Cons in a wheelbarrow during some really freezing weather (it was a week day, we weren't just being mean to Karen and leaving her to do all the work, before anyone asks). They weren't in a great state and it's taken some time for them to recover, so it's particularly sad they have now been vandalised as we'll never be able to afford to replace them.
Lets hope another artisist has some trees they don't want, if anyone hears about anything similar.......
I took the opportunity to look at the damage to your pencil cypresses and was amazed at the deliberation of the act. I do think that you should report the vandalism to the police because a lunatic is wandering the streets with either a very sharp axe or a machete, It looks like he/she has chopped halfway through each tree in one cut and then wrenched the other half off. I know they weren't very thick trees but one would need an extremely sharp blade and effort to cut through even halfway. Report it if you haven't done so already.
I do hope you get some information.